Hasso Plattner Institute is a world-wide unique place for Digital Engineering and Design Thinking. We are privileged to accompany incredible talents to become the innovators and makers of tomorrow. HPI highly values entrepre- neurial thinking and acting as important opportunity to generate impact for our society, planet, and economy. Our HPI School of Entrepreneurship drives the practical entrepreneurial activities and ecosystem at HPI and beyond. For this position, HPI and HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management join forces to combine entrepreneurial practice with research on international top-level.

Shaping the future of entrepreneurship

We create a new, international, and fast-growing entrepreneurship ecosystem and a powerful community generating positive network effects. We design and offer all ingredients required to create entrepreneurial impact from digital technologies: inspiration, founder fundamentals, human-centered product and venture design, incubation, creativity and startup spaces, startup acceleration, venture funding, and a vibrant community with benefits for all its members. We create completely new offers to provide students, scientists, alumni and further community members with unique practical experiences and opportunities to make a difference with their ideas, technologies, products and start-ups.
To develop further and grow our entrepreneurship ecosystem and founder community, we are seeking an ambitious, execution-driven team member who wants to make a difference as

Product and Venture Builder (f/m/d)
with possibility to pursue a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. oec.) in entrepreneurship

Your role

You are responsible for designing, organizing, and executing our entrepreneurship-oriented programs and lectures within our entrepreneurship ecosystem, in particular our Product Builder and Venture Builder programs
You work closely with our students, startups, market partners, investors and other partners to create a vibrant, active, and value-generating founder community
You are free and encouraged to try and learn what works best within our unique environment
Opportunity to prepare your doctoral thesis at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Research Group under supervision of Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Kanbach at HHL with clear link to your activities at HPI.

Your qualification

You hold a master’s or diploma degree in business administration, economics, business informatics or other domain- related discipline with excellent results
You are excited about entrepreneurship and ideally bring first experiences as startup founder, employee or advisor; further working experience regarding venture building, program design etc. is a plus
You work customer-centered, you execute fast, you rethink, and gradually implement what works
You possess strong communication and presentation skills in both English and German and enjoy working with a high degree of responsibility, commitment and team-work spirit

Our offer

We offer you a unique opportunity to shape with us the future of digital entrepreneurship around of Europe’s leading digital institutions and to build with us an internationally recognized entrepreneurial ecosystem and community
We make you part of a motivated, open, and growing team in an inspiring and international environment
We provide you with an outstanding national and international network making is easy to address and win national and international partners, participants etc. for the program offers
We offer a secure job with competitive compensation, flexible working hours, and flat hierarchies directly located at the border between Berlin and Potsdam (S-Bahn Griebnitzsee)
We provide the opportunity to become a doctoral candidate in a leading interactive research group with more than 30 scholars in the entrepreneurship domain

Interested to actively shape the future of entrepreneurship with us?

Look no further and send us your application documents, including your resume, references, and earliest possible starting date as PDF to e-matters@hpi.de | www.hpi.de/entrepreneurship